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Creator:
Cunningham, Allan, 1784-1842.
Title:
The lives of the most eminent British painters and sculptors. / By Allan Cunningham. ; In five volumes. Vol. IV[-V].
Edition:
Harper's stereotype edition.
Published/Created:
New-York: : Published by Harper & Brothers, No. 82 Cliff-Street., 1841.
Physical Description:
2 v. : ports. ; 16 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N6796 .C85 1841
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Jules D. Prown, MAH 1971
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Frontispiece portraits of J.S. Copley and Thomas Lawrence engraved by Stephen Henry Gimber, the first from a painting by Gainsborough.
Edition statement at head of title.
"The family library. No. 66[-67] Painters and sculptors. Vol. 4[-5]."--spine.
Vol. 4 and 5 of a five volume set; v. 1-3 were published as no. 17-19 in Harper's family library.
Vol. 4: 258 p., [1] leaf of plates; v. 5: 269, [1], 6 p., [1] leaf of plates.
Checklist Amer. imprints 0
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original gilt-stamped cloth. Bookplate: Hallowell Social Library.
Subject Terms:
Copley, John Singleton, 1738-1815 -- Portraits.
Engraving -- Specimens -- 1838.
Hallowell Social Library -- Bookplate.
Lawrence, Thomas, Sir, 1769-1830 -- Portraits.
Painters -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Prown, Jules David -- Provenance.
Sculptors -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Contributors:
Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788, ill.
Gimber, Stephen Henry, 1810-1862, engraver.
Harper & Brothers, publisher.
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